Meet The Team

Babar Chaudry (Dentist) BDS Dundee 2010 GDC Number 203891 (Special Interest in Orthodontics)

Dr Babar Chaudry practices exclusively Orthodontics at Lockerbie Dental.  He provides a bespoke service offering patients high quality Orthodontic treatments such as fixed braces, ceramic braces and Invisalign. As an experienced Invisalign provider he, collectively with our Orthodontic team, has treated over 600 patients.  Dr Chaudry is passionate about helping achieve his patients dream smile.   


Haris Batley (Consultant) Specialist Orthodontist) GDC Number 150128

BDS (Manc), MJDF (RCS Eng), PGCert MEd (Edin), DClinDent-Orthodontics (Glasg), MOrth (RCS Ed), FDS (Ortho).

Dr Haris Ahmed Batley is a Consultant Orthodontist at the Glasgow Dental Hospital and

School, where he manages complex dental issues which require highly specialised

knowledge and skills to straighten teeth and correct bites.  He graduated from the University of Manchester in 2008. After a few years in practice he undertook extensive postgraduate training and education, gaining entry to the Orthodontic Specialist List in 2017 and the Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh thereafter.

In his spare time Haris loves spending time outdoors with his wife and 2 children. He also

likes to watch sports and comedy panel shows.

He is certified in clear aligners (InvisAlign) and lingual braces (WiN). Haris is friendly and

caring. He strives to provide the highest quality specialist orthodontic care, prioritising your

and your family’s oral health, comfort and smile.


John McQueen (Dentist) BDS Glasgow 2015, GDC Number 258216
Dr McQueen graduated, with honours, from The University of Glasgow in 2015 and has been part of our team since 2019. He has a special interest in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry, using the most cutting-edge techniques and materials to help patients achieve their dream smiles. In addition to this, Dr McQueen has advanced training and 5 years of experience in anxiety management and IV sedation, he loves spending time with phobic patients in order to help them overcome their fears.


Maria Tavares (Dentist) LMD University of Porto 2018 GDC Number 282040
Dr Maria Tavares graduated from Oporto University, Portugal, in 2018. She joined Lockerbie Dental team after a year of private practice in Oporto city. She’s passionate about dentistry, and is keen in progressing her skills and knowledge by attending several courses such as fixed prosthetics and cosmetic dentistry. Dr Tavares is an Invisalign provider, and has special interest in Orthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.

Maria enjoys the world of arts including dance, music and theatre – she never misses a show!


Imran Hussain (Dentist) BDS Dundee 2011 GDC Number 222336

Dr Imran Hussain graduated from the University of Dundee in 2011 and has been a part of our team since 2014. He enjoys the variety of being in general practice and is keen to provide a high standard of care for his patients. Mr Hussain was an integral part of the Lockerbie dental team that won dental team of the year at the 2016 Scottish dental awards. He likes to keep his knowledge and skills up to date to aid providing the best treatments. This was exemplified when in 2018 he completed the Advanced Restorative Course Scotland. Outside of work Mr Hussain supports a variety of charities and enjoys playing football. He is a captain in a charity 7 a side league and also organises 5 a side football for our dental team.


Ryan O’Rourke (Dentist) BDS Glasgow 2016 GDC Number 264218

Dr Ryan O’Rourke graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2016 and completed his vocational training in South Lanarkshire. He went on to pass The Royal College of Surgeons MJDF exams (MJDF RCS Eng) in 2018. He has completed various well renowned dental and facial aesthetic courses ranging from Anti-wrinkles treatments and Lip Fillers, Orthodontics with invisible braces from Invisalign, to minimally invasive smile makeovers. He is currently undertaking a 1 year cosmetic dentistry course with the prestigious Advanced Dental Seminars in London.

Ryan has a passion for creating beautiful smiles whilst focussing on protecting the health of the teeth and gums. Every procedure he undertakes is under high levels of magnification while using premium materials to ensure the upmost precision and patient comfort. Most importantly he enjoys getting to know his patients whilst helping them achieve the smiles they desire.

He spends his time away from the practice keeping active and travelling. His hobbies include football, tennis, cycling and running.


Ryan Stewart (Dentist) BDS Dundee 2015 GDC Number 257678

Practice exclusive to Implantology

Dr Ryan Stewart graduated from Dundee University in 2015 and has been working in general practice ever since. Ryan joined the Lockerbie Dental team in 2019 and has a keen interest in dental implants. Ryan prides himself on his ability to give patients back a smile to be proud of and dental implants go a long way to achieving this as the gold standard of care with missing teeth.  In his spare time Ryan enjoys hill running on a competing basis and following the trials and tribulations of Ulster and Irish rugby. 


Raeed Sheikh, BDS Glasgow 2017. GDC Number 270624

Dr Raeed Sheikh graduated from the university of Glasgow in 2017. Since then he has embarked upon a series of postgraduate education within the field of advanced restorative and aesthetic dentistry. Currently he is undertaking a diploma in cosmetic dentistry from the renowned freshdental institute based in London.

Raeed prides himself in making sure his patients are comfortable, well Informed and relaxed during their course of treatment. He routinely uses high magnification combined with the best available materials to deliver the highest standards of care.

Whilst away from dentistry, Raeed enjoys playing music, with the piano being his favourite instrument. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Amanda Connell (Dental Therapist)  GDC Number 271392

Amanda Connell graduated from the University of Highlands and Islands in 2017 with a Bachelor in Oral Health Science.  Since qualifying, Amanda joined Lockerbie Dental in spring 2018 and has continued to provide a high standard of oral hygiene and private treatment for patients.  She has continued her education with post graduate courses focusing on prevention, treatment and aesthetics.  


Saima Yasmin (Dental Therapist) GDC Number 255449

Saima is a qualified Hygiene Therapist and registered with the General Dental Council in 2015.  Her areas of interest are oral health promotion, periodontal diseases and composite restorations.  For Saima, there is nothing more rewarding than helping patients overcome their dental anxieties.

Saima keeps her knowledge and academic skills up to date by completing a variety of additional dental courses. She looks forward to expanding her knowledge and skills further in both hygiene and therapy aspects. In her spare time she enjoys baking and experimenting with different cuisines, as well as painting and calligraphy.